Japanese stocks rebound on weaker yen, GDP

16:47, November 15, 2010      

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Japanese stocks rebounded Monday, buoyed by a weaker yen and Japan's stronger-than-expected gross domestic product (GDP) data.

The benchmark Nikkei-225 index added 102.70 points, or 1.06 percent, higher from Friday to 9,827.51.

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange edged up 4.58 points, or 0.54 percent, to 851. 56.

Trading volume on the main section decreased to 1,691.66 million shares from Friday's 1,816.53 million.

The TSE's Second Section index was down 0.23 point, or 0.01 percent, to 2,015.30 on a volume of 23.54 million shares. On the Osaka Securities Exchange, the near-term December Nikkei 225 index futures contract gained 80 points to 9,820.



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